Terms & Conditions
Half Price Batteries (HPB) is part of a small family company, Blair Prospect Ltd., and you can be assured that your orders are dealt with on an individual basis by Gen, Maureen or Jackie in the same manner as all our mail and telephone orders are. The batteries and accessories on our site are intended for the use with digital and analogue hearing aids and the purchaser will accept full responsibility for their safe and appropriate use. If you have any suggestions or comments please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Contact Details
Half Price Batteries
Our office hours are Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm. We have an answer phone outside office hours that short messages can be left on.
6 Sawmill Yard, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, PH18 5TL, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0) 1796 482 113 Fax: +44 (0) 1796 482 111
Calls are charged at normal UK rates.
VAT Registration Number: 762 0623 48
Making a Purchase
We can accept orders and payments by telephone, fax, email and through our website. After you have placed your order, we will send a confirmation email to you summarising the order and advising you of our terms and conditions. We accept payment in Pounds Sterling by cheques made payable to “Half Price Batteries”, or by Maestro, Delta, VISA or MasterCard. The company name for these charges on your statement will be “Merit/HPB”.
When we receive your order, we carry out a standard pre-authorisation check on your payment card to ensure there are sufficient funds to fulfil the transaction. We will debit your payment card with the total cost of the order prior to your order being despatched.
If you place an order offline, you will be contacted by one of our representatives to arrange payment. If you decide to pay by cheque, we will wait until it clears before processing the order.
If for any reason we cannot despatch your order within 7 working days (excluding weekends), we will notify you by telephone or email. You will be given the opportunity to cancel the item(s) out of stock, or be given an expected date of delivery.
We cannot guarantee exact timescales for delivery. Royal Mail can take up to 14 days to deliver your package within the UK mainland. Orders for non-mainland UK may take slightly longer.
Our standard delivery charge from Monday – Friday (excluding public holidays) for UK mainland is £2.95.
If your order is lost or damaged in transit, please let us know promptly. Half Price Batteries cannot be held responsible for any lost, damaged or stolen packages.
Regrettably, we are unable to supply any of our products outside the UK.
We always aim to achieve 100% customer satisfaction. Perceived faults can usually be resolved by a simple call to our Customer Services Team on +44 (0) 1796 482 113, so please call or email us on email@example.com before returning goods.
While we cannot guarantee that our products will prove effective in every case, the success rate is very high. We therefore guarantee if you are not completely satisfied with your purchase from Half Price Batteries you can return it to us under our 14 day money back guarantee.
Should you require to return your order to us you should include paperwork with your original order number stated, a description of the defect, your name and address, a contact telephone number and state whether you would like a refund or replacement. Goods are returned at the customer’s expense and we advise obtaining ‘proof of delivery’ as Half Price Batteries are not liable for goods lost in transit.
Half Price Batteries will refund the full amount of the products purchased, less the original postage and packing paid, as long as the batteries are returned in a new and unused condition.
If you need to contact us, please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org, alternatively, you can call on +44 (0) 1796 482 113 or fax us on +44 (0) 1796 482 111. Alternatively you can write to us at, 6 Sawmill Yard, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, PH18 5TL, United Kingdom.
Information Collected - We only collect your personal details from you when you order an item from the website or request a catalogue. In addition, if you order from us, your credit card details and your delivery details will be collected. These details are passed to our accounts system via a secure server and will be used to process your order. All information is collected lawfully and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Disclosure of your Information – From time to time Blair Prospect Ltd. (the parent company of Half Price Batteries) may want to inform you of special offers or make your details available to carefully selected third parties whose products we feel may be of interest to you. Please tick the box when being asked for your details if you do not wish to receive any such information from Blair Prospect Ltd. or third parties.
You have a right to access the personal data held about you. To obtain a copy of this information, please write to us at the following address: Privacy Officer, Half Price Batteries, 6 Sawmill Yard, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, United Kingdom, PH18 5TL, enclosing a cheque for £10.00 payable to “Half Price Batteries”, to cover administration costs.
We reserve the right to make any changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.
At Half Price Batteries we are aware of and take very seriously, the security and privacy issues surrounding the use of payment facilities via the Internet. As a result, we have taken every precaution, including the use of Secured Socket Layer (SSL) encryption for the transmission of all sensitive credit/debit card and payment information details. Our SSL server is certified by Comodo Class 3 Security Services CA, a public Certificate Authority. Comodo will only issue Digital Certificates to those servers which meet stringent security requirements.Your online purchase from us will take place manually once we have allocated stock, and the goods are ready to ship. You can have every confidence that our online purchasing facilities are secure and safe to use.
If you have any concerns regarding the security of this site please email email@example.com
This disclaimer does not affect your statutory rights as a consumer. Please note some of our processes are manual and errors can occur. We carry out frequent checks to detect any errors. If they do occur we will act immediately to minimise inconvenience and disappointment that may be caused. We reserve the right to cancel any order where obvious errors in pricing or product description have occurred.
Applicable law – These Terms and Conditions and any contract between us shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with Scots Law and the Scottish courts shall have jurisdiction over any disputes between us.
Statutory Rights – These Terms and Conditions are in addition to your statutory rights as a consumer, which remain unaffected.